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The Wall Street Journal: Google apologizes for ads that pop up before extremist videos on YouTube

An executive for Alphabet Inc.’s Google apologized on Monday for commercials that appeared before extremist videos on its YouTube site and said it would simplify tools that enable advertisers to control where their ads appear......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 21st, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Google unveils ‘brand safety’ measures to reassure video advertisers

Google on Monday unveiled measures meant to help marketers track where advertisements appear across YouTube, in the wake of controversy over the company’s placement of ads alongside videos with objectionable content......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 3rd, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: YouTube viewers watch more than 1 billion hours a day

YouTube viewers worldwide are now watching more than 1 billion hours of videos a day, threatening to eclipse U.S. television viewership, a milestone fueled by the Google unit’s aggressive embrace of artificial intelligence to recommend videos......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 27th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: YouTube to require 10,000 views before videos can get ads

YouTube said Thursday that video channels on its site must now have more than 10,000 total views before the company will place ads on their videos, a major shift in policy the company said is designed to punish rule breakers......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 6th, 2017

CMO Today: Google Says YouTube's Ad Placement Problem is 'Tiny' - Wall Street Journal (subscription)

Wall Street Journal (subscription)CMO Today: Google Says YouTube's Ad Placement Problem is 'Tiny'Wall Street Journal (subscription)SMALL PROBLEM: Google wants to reassure marketers that it is taking s.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsApr 3rd, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: YouTube TV offers back door access into TV advertising business for Google

YouTube TV, Google’s new skinny bundle of live-streaming broadcast and cable channels, is clearly the company’s attempt to challenge traditional pay-TV distributors and appeal to cord-cutters......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 2nd, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: PewDiePie apologizes, says reaction to anti-Semitic videos overblown

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Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 16th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: YouTube cancels PewDiePie show over anti-Semitic videos

YouTube canceled its top star’s show on Tuesday over his anti-Semitic jokes, complicating its efforts to court television advertisers while also retaining its edgy video stars......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 14th, 2017

YouTube cuts its biggest star over anti-Semitic jokes

YouTube is calling off its business dealings with its biggest star. The Google-owned video site has canceled a reality show starring PewDiePie and kicked his channel off its premium advertising program. The move follows a Wall Street Journal investig.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Disney drops YouTube star PewDiePie over anti-Semitic videos

Millions of people have watched a Jan. 11 video by YouTube’s biggest star that included two men laughing as they held a banner that read, “Death to all Jews.”.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 14th, 2017

Disney has dropped PewDiePie, the world"s highest-earning YouTube star, over anti-Semitic videos

PewDiePieDisney has dropped PewDiePie, the world’s highest-earning YouTube star, after a series of videos that featured anti-Semitic messages, according to The Wall Street Journal. PewDiePie, a 27.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 13th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Disney drops YouTube star PewDiePie over anti-Semetic videos

Millions of people have watched a Jan. 11 video by YouTube’s biggest star that included two men laughing as they held a banner that read, “Death to all Jews.”.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 13th, 2017

Disney not laughing at PewDiePie’s anti-Semitic jokes, cuts ties with the YouTube star

The Walt Disney Co. has cut ties with the biggest star on YouTube, shutting down its joint venture with PewDiePie after the Swedish influencer made anti-Semitic videos. The studio made the move after The Wall Street Journal brought the videos to it.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 13th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Tech giants team up to take down terrorist content

Alphabet Inc.’s YouTube, Facebook Inc., Twitter Inc. and Microsoft Inc. on Monday announced they would form a shared database of identifiers of online terror images and videos in a bid to speed up the takedown of content that has helped terror cells rec.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 5th, 2016

The type of scientific research James Damore cites in his memo has "less than zero redeeming value"

James Damore / FacebookI’m on vacation, trying to ignore the world’s madness, but I just spotted “Why I Was Fired by Google” in The Wall Street Journal, by software engineer James.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 16th, 2017

James Damore: "This Is Why I Was Fired By Google"

Fired Google engineer Jame Damore has penned an op-ed for The Wall Street Journal explaining how his good-faith effort to discuss differences between men and women in tech .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 11th, 2017

Fired engineer: Google tried to shame me

In an an opinion article in the Wall Street Journal, former Google engineer James Damore writes about why he thinks he was fired for writing a controversial memo......»»

Category: topSource: cnnAug 11th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Google cancels diversity meeting over harassment concerns

Google canceled a companywide meeting about diversity just before it was set to begin Thursday, saying right-wing websites published the names of employees who had proposed questions, raising security concerns......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 10th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Google fires back at employee’s anti-diversity memo

Google’s new diversity chief criticized the contents of an employee’s memo that went viral inside the company for suggesting Google has fewer female engineers because men are better suited for the job......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 6th, 2017

Google developing technology for Snapchat-like media content: Wall Street Journal

(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google is developing technology to create media content along the lines of Snap Inc's "Discover" platform, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 4th, 2017

Robots are better at blocking extremist videos than humans: Google

Google claimed that its robots flag three in four offensive videos from YouTube even before reported.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 2nd, 2017